October 09, 2017
Translink Corporate Finance announces the acquisition of a majority shareholding in ZPP Ingenieure AG, an engineering services company specialized on highly complex construction projects, by SOCOTEC, a leading TIC service provider with a focus on the construction and on the infrastructure sectors. Translink acted as the exclusive financial advisor to the buyer.
SOCOTEC, founded in 1953, has consolidated revenues of over 650 MEUR and is active in 25 countries. The main activities of SOCOTEC are inspection & measurement, assistance & consultancy as well as certification and training. SOCOTEC is a market leader in TIC services for the building and infrastructure industry.
Based in Bochum, Germany, ZPP Ingenieure AG is a provider of various engineering and TIC services including consulting, planning, verifying and controlling of building and infrastructure projects.
ZPP Ingenieure has state-of-the-art expertise in rail lines, bridges and tunnels, thermal and nuclear power plants, and radioactive waste storage sites.
The acquisition further complements the international footprint of SOCOTEC, enabling the company to add a second strong pillar to its existing activities in Germany.
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Translink Corporate Finance GmbH & Co. KG with its offices in Frankfurt and Bremen covers Translink’s business in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It is composed of seasoned finance and M&A professionals who have in-depth experience in a variety of sectors and disciplines.